Usually the cemetery is a place that seemed haunted and scary but there are some cemeteries that even frequent location for photography as pre-wedding, magazine, shutting video clips, movies and also as a tourist destination place because of its beautiful architecture. Where these beautiful cemetery? Maybe from one of the cemeteries which I will mention in here, you already familiar with it or probably you ever visited it. Here are 10 beautiful cemetery in the world as the first post of unusual travel destination place.
1. Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Recoleta is a cemetery that located in the Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina. This cemetery contains graves of famous people, including Eva Perón, Raúl Alfonsín, and several presidents of Argentina. The entrance to the cemetery gate shaped neo-classical cemetery also contains the graves were decorated with marble statues in a variety of architectural styles such as Art Deco, Art Nouveau, Baroque, and Neo-Gothic. The structure of this cemetery like as a residential complex.
2. Newgrage Cemetery (Irlandia)
This cemetery is one of the pre-historic buildings or monuments of the most impressive and magnificent in the world. Built around 3300 to 2900 BC, including the mysterious tomb that is very large. This round building area is 4046 square meters with a height of 12 meters. The building is actually made up of an arrangement of stones is very neat and there are a number of relics of carved stone megaliths. This indicates that the solid building does have a very old age, even older than the pyramids of Giza and Stonehenge.
3. Père Lachaise
This is the largest cemetery in the city of Paris, France. This vast burial place as 44 ha. Known as the graveyard of the most visited by tourists in the world and managed to attract hundreds of thousands of visitors each year.
4. St. Louis No.. 1, New Orleans, USA
5. Punta Arenas, Chile
Punta Arenas is a commune and the capital of the southern region of Chile. At the foot of Patagonia you can find a unique cemetery near the coast. The cemetery is surrounded by a lot of pine trees and has white marble tomb.
6. Central cemetery, Vienna, Austria
This is not a common burial place. This cemetery became the burial place of the second largest in Europe. Many people refer to it as a beautiful garden. Here some world famous composers are buried like Beethoven, Brahms, Schubert, and others.
7. Mirogoj Cemetery- Zagreb Croatia
Although not known as some of the others on this list Mirogoj is one of the most beautiful cemeteries in all of Europe. Built during the early part of the twentieth century in neo-Renaissance style tomb has a beautiful dome, flower gardens and walkways. Mirogoj it is important to put the same symbolism Catholic, Orthodox and Jews.
8. Highgate Cemetery, London, England
Highgate Cemetery is a cemetery in north London, England. This cemetery is divided into two parts, the east and west. There are about 170,000 people are buried at about 53,000 gravestone in Highgate Cemetery. Graves is also a nature reserve in London. Not quite that, but this place also has its own vampire legend. In 1963, one night two 16 year old convent girls were walking home from the village of High Gate, when they passed the cemetery, a figure emerged from the tomb, to make them very afraid. Over the next few years, more and more stories featuring the "tall black figure" which according to the locals is part of the vampire legend that appears, which is proven by the discovery of animal carcasses drained of blood. The legend of the vampire in place continues to grow until now.
9. Westminster Abbey (UK)
Westminster Abbey is a very famous Gothic church in London. In the building, the church is not as grand as the ancient buildings of the other. But what makes the building built by Benedictine priest in the 10th century who is buried there. Westminster Abbey is the burial place of the kings of England and other nobles. In its development, the tomb is the last place for great people such as Geoffrey Chaucer's England, Charles Dickens, Thomas Hardy, Rudyard Kipling, Alfred Tennyson, Sir Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin, and Ernest Rutherford.
10. Taj Mahal India
Taj Mahal has a high power of hypnosis. Since setting foot in a beautiful garden, the view will not be separated from the building. Even long pond with a fountain in the center could not take my eyes off this beautiful tomb.
Taj Mahal built by the Moghul dynasty emperor named Shah Jahan. Moghul dynasty was once controlled Afghanistan and India. While Agra is the city chosen to build the Taj Mahal. Built in 1632, Shah Jahan directing renowned architects period like Abdul Karim Khan Ma'mur, Makramat Khan, and Ustad Ahmad Lahauri. They were assisted by thousands of artists who worked on the carvings, paintings, and calligraphy. White marble imported directly from Rajasthan, and crystal from China, as well as sapphires from Sri Lanka. Beautiful Taj Mahal is concrete evidence of a Shah Jahan's love for his wife. The proof of love is timeless age. Taj Mahal receive 2-4 million tourists per year, both domestic and foreign. In the cooler months like October, November, and February, the Taj Mahal look impressive with mist surrounding them.